God's Own Party
|A recent post at Jesus Politics caught my eye. The post quotes a middle aged woman from Georgia named Clydeen Tomanio. Here is what she said:|
There are some people, and I'm one of them, that believe George Bush was placed where he is by the Lord. I don't care how he governs, I will support him. I'm a Republican through and through.There are really two separate positions here. The first is that God places world leaders where they are, and that we ought to support them, no matter what they do. The second is that when God fills out her voter registration card, she checks the box marked Republican.
There are probably quite a few Christians in the United States who believe the first position. This is curious. You will understand the reason why this is curious when you take the words "George Bush" out of the quote above and replace them with "Saddam Hussein" or "Adolf Hitler."
As for the second position, if you believe that God is a Republican, I can only offer you this: